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Melvil Decimal System: 812.3

Wording: Literature > American And Canadian > Drama > Middle 19th Century (1830-1861)

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Information
183,829
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
💭
2
Religion
443,755
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
952,115
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
123,707
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
692,375
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
📚
9
Biography and History
567,666
đŸ—ŋ
80
By Topic
71,393
📚
81
American And Canadian
404,685
🍁
82
English
205,565
đŸ‡Ŧ🇧
83
German
64,357
🇩đŸ‡Ē
84
French
50,211
đŸ‡Ģ🇷
85
Italian
21,444
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
29,390
đŸ‡Ē🇸
87
Latin
5,106
📜
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,220
đŸ‡Ŧ🇷
89
Other Languages
32,355
🗨
810
American
10,408
đŸ‡ē🇸
811
Poetry
45,297
📜
812
Drama
9,314
🎭
813
Fiction
318,648
đŸŗ
814
Essays
2,912
📄
815
American Speeches
265
đŸ—Ŗ
816
American Letters
217
✉ī¸
817
American Wit and Humor
4,063
😂
818
Authors, American and American Miscellany
11,060
👝
819
Canadian literature
2,501
🇨đŸ‡Ļ
812.0
495
812.1
Colonial (1607-1776)
8
812.2
Post-Revolutionary (1776-1830)
16
812.3
Middle 19th Century (1830-1861)
21
812.4
Later 19th Century (1861-1900)
33
812.5
20th Century
6,296
812.6
21st Century
819
812.7
2
812.8
26
812.9
19
812.30
7
812.31812.32812.33
1
812.34812.35812.36812.37812.38812.39

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
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MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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